Kirit Somaiya

  • LS poll: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations in Mumbai 04-04-2014 03:04 PM

    Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Deora is seeking a third term from Mumbai South parliamentary constituency while Somaiya, who earlier represented the Mumbai North East seat, is...
  • NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP's Somaiya in Mumbai North East 20-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP's Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party's Medha Patkar to retain the seat. The constituency has by and large remained loyal to Congress...
  • BJP leader alleges coal block allocation files missing from Maharashtra govt's custody 06-07-2013 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Saturday alleged the files sought by the CBI in connection with coal blocks allocation scam in Maharashtra were missing from state government's custody. He said the central investigating agency had written four letters to Maharashtra government seeking the files on allocation of coal blocks...
  • Food Bill just a vote catching tool for Congress: BJP 29-06-2013 12:30 PM

    Gondia (Maha): The UPA government's proposed Food Safety Bill is nothing more than a vote catching tool for Congress, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said and expressed concern over wastage of food grains in the country. Because of negligence on the part of the Government, food grains worth Rs 58,000 crore...
  • Will submit evidence to CBI against Bansal, says Kirit Somaiya 05-05-2013 04:23 PM

    BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has demanded a joint probe by CBI, CBDT and Enforcement Directorate. ...
  • Face-off: Congress, BJP play blame game over chopper deal 15-02-2013 10:56 PM

    The Ministry of Defence on Friday initiated the process to scrap the deal with AgustaWestland for 12 VVIP helicopters. ...
  • BJP puts Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore 07-10-2011 07:00 PM

    Panaji: The BJP on Friday pegged Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore, and claimed that the profits of the scam were being routed through companies in tax haven countries like Mauritius and Cayman Islands. BJP National Secretary Kirit Somaiya alleged at a press conference that "this is the biggest...
  • CWG scam: CBI to summon Jarnail Singh? 29-04-2011 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: On Friday CNN-IBN broke the story of involvement of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee OC CEO Jarnail Singh in giving a go ahead to the Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) deal. And now it is learnt that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is also planning to summon Jarnail...
  • UP govt involved in Rs 2.54 lakh crore scam: BJP 07-04-2011 04:18 PM

    Lucknow: BJP on Thursday alleged that the Mayawati-led government in Uttar Pradesh was involved in scams to the tune of Rs 2.54 lakh crore and said the party would soon submit a report on it along with documentary evidence to the concerned authorities. "In the first 'First Information Report' being...